1st Touch Football Academy
1st Touch Football Academy

Contact Us :

1st Touch Football Academy

12 Grampian Close


East Sussex

BN23 8EP

07799 771272 

Coaching Venue U5 to U7 :

Ratton School

Park Lane


East Sussex

BN21 2XR


Indoors - Trainers Only

Coaching Venue U8 to U16 :

Eastbourne College

Beresford House

Summerdown Road


East Sussex

BN20 8DG


Astro Trainers Only

Session times :

Ratton School :


Pre Academy

Mondays 5.15pm to 6.15pm

(4-7 yr old)



Eastbourne College - Beresford House :


Foundation Phase 

Thursdays 6.30pm to 7.30pm

(7-11 yr old)


Development Phase

Thursday 6.30pm to 7.30pm

(12-16 yr old)

2 Free Trial Sessions!!

All new players receive two free sessions before deciding whether to commit to 1st Touch Football Academy

Book it online now.

Steve Latuske - Lead Academy Coach

Steve was a youth team player at Wimbledon FC and Crystal Palace FC before moving into non league football with a host of Ryamn League clubs such as Epsom and Ewell, Molesey, Whyteleafe and Banstead where he appeared in their FA Vase semi final just one step from the dream day at Wembley. On moving to the south coast Steve played and coached at Eastbourne United as they won the league and cup double for the first time their history.
Having initially taken the original FA Preliminary Coaching Badge in 1994 Steve has become a highly experienced coach, working as a member of the PE staff at Wilsons Grammar School in Wallington for the last 22 years, where he coaches the year 7 to 11s PE curriculum, aswell as being the schools lead football coach.

Steve has recently completed his level 1 Athletics coaching qualification and Athletics Health and Safety award 1, giving him a unique and excellent knowledge of body mechanics and running techniques required by athletes of all disciplines. Steve is shortly moving onto his level 2 Athletics qualification as well as the FA Youth Modules. He is FA Qualified and fully enhanced CRB checked.


• FA Preliminary Coaching Badge


• Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football 


• FA Coaching Children Certificate


• Athletics Coaching Level 1


• Athletics Health and Safety Award


• Equality and Diversity in Sport Level 1


• FA Safeguarding Children


• FA Emergency Aid


• Fully Enhanced CRB Checked 

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